Joyce Award Winners

Old Town School of Folk Music and Ernest Dawkins and Rahul Sharma

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In collaboration with the Old Town School of Folk Music, renowned artists and educators Ernest Dawkins and Rahul Sharma will partner in creating a new work designed to engage up to 1,000 young musicians in an exploration of rich musical heritage of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Dawkins and Sharma will compose a new piece that examines and celebrates Englewood’s dynamic history, and work with groups of musicians at all levels of experience to produce a culminating performance of the piece in 2017.

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